my administrator account is missing

  nonowtatall 10 Jul 11
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I have just made an account as a guest for my friend but when i come back to find my account as administrator it is missing and i can not get into my computer to do a system restore or find where to alter it or remove the guest account what has happened i am on windows xp home sp3

  gengiscant 10 Jul 11

To log on with the built-in Administrator account: Log off from your new account. Hit Ctrl + Alt + Del twice at the Welcome screen. Enter Administrator in the "Logon to Windows" dialog box.

For yourinformation, once you create a user account that is a computer administrator the built-in Administrator account will no longer be displayed on the Welcome screen. In order to restore access, you might want to take a look at this article:

How to login as Administrator in Windows XP http://windowsxp.mvps.org/admins.htm

You can also download the script on the right hand side of line 5 from this page to accomplish the same results:

Enable/Disable Administrator on Welcome Screen http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

  nonowtatall 10 Jul 11

thanks have got it sorted i can log on again very good help

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